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pro·mo·tion

promotion

 
 
pronunciation:
pr mo shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a raise to a higher grade or position.
The private received a promotion to corporal.
synonyms:
advancement
similar words:
ascent, elevation, progress, raise, rise
definition 2: active support; backing.
The DJ's promotion of our restaurant brought in many new customers.
synonyms:
encouragement
similar words:
advancement, assistance, boosting, help, support
definition 3: the act of advancing or encouraging.
The promotion of growth by using hormones should only be considered as a last resort.
derivations: promotional (adj.), promotionally (adv.)